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Subcut Injections
Subcut Injections
Subcutaneous injections are commonly performed in clinical practice in order to deliver medications. This section outlines the procedure and the correct technique required.



Injection of Incorrect Site

    • Prevention of Intramuscular Injection

    • Bunch up the skin prior to injection
    • Prevention of Intravascular Injection

    • Inject into the correct site - avoid the medial / inferior gluteal muscle, the medial thigh etc.
    • Draw back to check for blood prior to injecting the medication
Last updated on January 1st, 2018